Fairs & Festivals in The Palm Beaches

Fairs and festivals are for having fun -- and fun is on the ticket in The Palm Beaches, at any of these exciting and enjoyable events.
 

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Feast on food, stroll the midway or eye the art at these diverse and exciting annual events. Step right up and enjoy the ride.

4th on Flagler

Bring the family and enjoy a supersized celebration in The Palm Beaches with 4th on Flagler, featuring waterfront activities, live music and an Independence Day extravaganza.

ArtiGras

ArtiGras had its humble beginning on a golf course driving range. But don’t let that fool you. This local art show has grown into a nationally recognized art, music and family-friendly festival full of fantastic art and fabulous fun.

Black Gold Jubilee

The Black Gold Jubilee represents richness, but not of things golden. It’s the free annual end-of-harvest festival celebrating the dark and rich, fertile earth of the Belle Glade agricultural region, and a great reason to have a first-rate time and enjoy life with friends and family -- and, of course, fabulous food and rockin’ entertainment.

Boynton Beach Haunted Pirate Fest and Mermaid Splash

Look smartly, now. Boynton Beach plays host to swarthy pirates and mermaid beauties. For two days, swabbies young and old are invited to raise the Jolly Roger and have fun with all things pirate. No walking the plank is necessary in this free event, savvy?

Boynton Beach Holiday Boat Parade

If you catch yourself in Boynton Beach at holiday time, then make time for the city’s annual waterway extravaganza.

Delray Affair

Palm tree-lined vistas welcome you to South Florida's oldest and largest outdoor festival. Filled with top-notch entertainers, artists and exhibitors, the Delray Affair is a true affair to remember. Stroll the brick sidewalk of Atlantic Avenue as art, music and food specialties open before you.

Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

Enjoy the wearin’ o’ the green with this yearly parade along Atlantic Avenue. With pre-parade events, traditional bagpipe music and food, you’ll be glad everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day.

Everglades Day Festival

This festival and eco-adventure held at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is dedicated to having fun while learning. The Everglades, an ecosystem like no other, is ready for you to explore. This free event will answer questions and possibly entice you to ask more about the creatures, archeology and history of the 'Glades.

Festival of the Arts BOCA

The Festival of the Arts BOCA is an extraordinary multi-day cultural arts event bringing excitement and new experiences that show why Boca Raton and The Palm Beaches are no doubt Florida’s Cultural Capital®.

LagoonFest

This free, family-fun event located on the West Palm Beach Waterfront is a treat for all. Listen to live music, enjoy the wildlife presentations, explore the exhibitions, and discover the many children’s activities, lagoon tours, water sports and more.

Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

Lasting only until the next raindrop, this street painting festival turns asphalt into artwork. The largest of its kind in the country, this festival features temporary masterpieces in an open-air museum of art, sound and aromatic delights. Free admission and fun activities make for an enjoyable adventure.

Oktoberfest

Experience Oktoberfest South Florida-style with traditional German food and music.

Palm Beach Book Festival

The Palm Beach Dramaworks and Norton Museum of Art host this two-day event with panel discussions, lectures and book signings involving New York Times best-selling authors, award-winning writers, household names and local authors.

Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade

Just when waterways are freezing over up north, winter festivities are kicking off in The Palm Beaches with the annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade.

PrideFest of Lake Worth and The Palm Beaches

PrideFest of The Palm Beaches has grown from a small gathering to one of the largest festivals in South Florida and Palm Beach County’s largest gay and lesbian visibility event into a celebration of the community’s great diversity.

Shakespeare by the Sea

Shakespeare by the Sea brings the ever-popular playwright's works to Carlin Park in Jupiter. This under-the-stars production invites you to bring your beach chair, blanket and picnic basket, or enjoy numerous food trucks.

South Florida Fair

The 17-day South Florida Fair is a must-see event. It features four stages of music and entertainment; world-class ice-skating performances daily; an award-winning agriculture and livestock program featuring more than 1,000 exhibitors from more than 30 Florida counties; historic Yesteryear Village; and over 200 rides, games and attractions.

TurtleFest

At TurtleFest, enjoy a fun-filled day of close-up encounters with endangered and local species of native loggerheads, green and leatherback turtles. Listen to great music, see captivating art and discover why it’s cool to be green.